One Woman’s Crusade for U.K. Town’s Young Rape Victims

May 22, 2015

The Wall Street Journal reports,

Jayne Senior’s child-abuse reports, ignored for years, now deepen a national soul-searching

…an independent investigation confirmed the widespread sex abuse Ms. Senior identified, concluding that at least 1,400 girls in Rotherham had been sexually abused from 1997 through mid-2013, allegedly by a gang from the Pakistani community.

Many girls told her stories about British-Pakistani men befriending them after school in arcades, fast-food restaurants and parks. The men would pick them up in expensive cars, buy them gifts like cellphone cards and ply them with alcohol—and, they said, eventually rape and sometimes prostitute them.